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Greenpeace scientist Dr. Rianne Teule measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background levels of radiation.

 

We are calling for a full assessment of the situation at Tuwaitha and other nuclear sites in Iraq. Find out what we discovered on our trip in June and July 2003.

One member of the Iraq team writes, "How do you tell someone they can't stay in their own home anymore? How do you look someone in the eye when you know that what little they have, they should abandon, even though they have nowhere else to go? We had to do that today. Another day looking for nightmares, another day finding them..."

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Harvest of organic cotton.

Image | 1 December, 1997 at 1:00

Harvest of organic cotton.

Activists chained to rail tracks

Image | 17 November, 1997 at 1:00

Activists chained to rail tracks, blocking nuclear Castor transport from Goesgen to La Hague.

Goesgen nuclear power plant with nuclear

Image | 17 November, 1997 at 1:00

Goesgen nuclear power plant with nuclear Castor transport.

Fossil Fuel consumption in Asia is one of

Image | 12 November, 1997 at 1:00

Fossil Fuel consumption in Asia is one of the contributors to a brown cloud of pollutants stretching across the region.

Local children on a wooden raft surrounded

Image | 1 October, 1997 at 1:00

Local children on a wooden raft surrounded by smoke from tropical rainforest on fire in Indonesia.

Smoke from forest fires drifts across deforested

Image | 1 October, 1997 at 1:00

Smoke from forest fires drifts across deforested land. Palm oil companies are clearing forest and peatlands with fires in preparation for oil palm plantations.

Fossil Fuels and Climate Protection: The Carbon Logic

Publication | 1 October, 1997 at 0:00

Biologist sampling crabs for analasys on

Image | 23 September, 1997 at 1:00

Biologist sampling crabs for analasys on radioactive levels

Toxic chemicals found in consumer products

Image | 17 September, 1997 at 1:00

Toxic chemicals found in consumer products are increasingly found in childrens bodies.

Bioaccumalitive chemical concentrate at the

Image | 1 September, 1997 at 1:00

Bioaccumalitive chemical concentrate at the top of the food chain: the human baby.

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